Taught course

Master of Laws

University of New England · Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

Entry requirements

A candidate shall:

  • hold an AQF Level 9 Masters qualification in Law or hold an AQF Level 8 Bachelor of Law with Honours; or hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor with at least two years full-time, documented, relevant professional experience; or
  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor; or
  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification.

Months of entry

March, July, November

Course content

The Master of Laws by coursework is designed for both Australian and international law graduates and non-law graduates. Through an interdisciplinary approach, students will be able to broaden their knowledge and enhance their independent, critical thinking and research skills. The course will also enable students to achieve a high standard of professional writing and research relevant to current issues in law and practice. Students will have the opportunity to choose units of interest or specialise by undertaking units that form a major.

Career opportunities

Students who complete the Master of Law program may use their specialised knowledge and skills in their employment with businesses and organisations to deal with legal requirements. Those who work as lawyers may use the experience and skills gained to become specialists in a particular area of law.

Information for international students

With over 900 international students currently studying at UNE from over 80 countries worldwide, Armidale is a culturally diverse and accepting community, offering all the benefits of a small, thriving city and the friendliness of a country town.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

UNE offers international students an affordable, quality living and learning experience in the regional Australian city of Armidale.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-72 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

UNE International Admissions
+61 2 6773 2135